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I realized it was time to develop a heightened level of awareness and some strategies to reduce the risk around the holidays. We are all going to find ourselves in situations where alcohol is served so it is important to have a plan or some options ready to deal with the situation.
Being restored to sanity during the holiday season boils down to one thing – giving of yourself and to others. If you go into situations wanting, you’re likely to come out wanting. But if you make it your goal to be of service to your family in whatever way you can, then your holiday will be a success no matter how anyone else behaves.
Keith Urban – country music star, husband to movie screen belle Nicole Kidman, and now American Idol judge – seemed to have it all. But after battling with cocaine, crack and alcohol addiction, Keith almost lost it all. He made it to treatment and has now been clean and sober since 2006 and continues to share his gifts and talents with the world.